Jennifer Halchin, COTA/L, BA is a Pediatric Occupational Therapy Assistant with eight years of experience working with children with special needs across settings, including public schools and in the home. She has spent the last two years working as an Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) with Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools specializing in assistive technology, curriculum access, sensory integration, play skills and fine motor development. Prior to becoming an OTA in the school system, Ms. Halchin taught special education students in K-12 schools.
Ms. Halchin holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and Anthropology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an Associate of Science in Occupational Therapy Assistant from Cabarrus College of Health Sciences. As an alumnus, she is excited to be joining the teaching team in the OTA program and hopes to build on its reputation of excellence in experiential learning and clinician development.
When not teaching, Ms. Halchin enjoys spending time with her family and two dogs, as well as practicing yoga, gardening, and being outdoors.
Contact Jennifer Halchin at 704-403-3505.